Level-5’s Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch demo comes out today on the PlayStation®Network for NA and tomorrow for EU. For those of you who don’t know the story, or even heard the game up until now. The story behind Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is a young boy named Oliver, whose mother was in a tragic accident. After hearing the news about his mother, his tears of grief fall onto his stuffed toy, bringing it to life by removing its curse. The doll reveals to be Drippy, a fairy from another world, telling him that if they can defeat the darkness threatening his world. They have a chance of bringing back his recently deceased mother.
The animation for the game has been done by Studio Ghibil, the people behind Walking Castle and Spirited Away, while the music is composed by Joe Hisaishi, who’s famous for his music in many films. The game’s cel-shaded engine reproduces animations only seen in such films listed before and the combat is Oliver befriending critters and monsters, to help him along side his journey to become a powerful magician and defeat the darkness.
On the site’s official facebook, they gave details about the game’s demo:
You will be able to play through two different levels of the game where you can test your mettle against a couple of the game’s most infamous bosses: Guardian of the Woods and Moltaan.